Underfunded school program discontinued

Founder Mark Walpole 'very sad' about loss of Chaparral child care

IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers BEST INTERESTS AT HEART—Teacher Mark Walpole is in the final weeks of a more than 30yearold after-school play program he created for the students of Chaparral Elementary School in Calabasas. The program is ending this month due to unsustainable costs.

Mark Walpole launched an after-school care program for students at Chaparral Elementary School in 1978, and the simple activities he created at the Calabasas campus have continued to entertai...

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